March 2015 
Contact: Arnelle Kendall
Telephone: (561) 330-0850
Family Outdoor Adventures Await at Bushmans Kloof

Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat will be presenting its popular three-night Family Fun breaks during the Easter, summer and winter school holidays this year. The ultimate natural playground at the foothills of the majestic Cederberg, families here have plenty of time to bond with Mother Nature while exploring the reserve and taking part in a heady round of activities and adventures.

Located less than 170 miles from Cape Town, this luxurious ecological oasis offers a distinctive wilderness experience among wide open plains, ancient sandstone formations and crystal clear waterfalls. Family Fun events are geared for all generations to discover the wonders of the wilderness during exciting excursions in the reserve. Adventures include nature drives, guided rock art walks, hiking, fishing, and biking.


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specialty children’s program, supervised by trained guides, includes a nearly never-ending range of outdoor activities for young adventurers. Kids’ night walks, treasure hunts, spoor tracking and rock painting activities are just a sampling of the activities sure to unleash the inner ranger, and table tennis, cricket and archery are available to keep even the most energetic youngsters happily engaged.

Children enjoy early suppers with their new friends in a fun environment, while parents can spend quality time together over a leisurely dinner at Bushmans Kloof’s unique dining venues. Brave explorers have the option to camp out in the reserve for one night before returning to the lodge, where they are met with a special prize-giving and photo session.

Koro Lodge, a private villa on the reserve, welcomes children of all ages year round and is the ideal family vacation destination. Koro Lodge sleeps up to four adults and four children and offers flexible accommodation options. Located about one mile from the main lodge, a stay at this stylish and comfortable converted farmhouse includes the services of a private chef, hostess, and a guide with access to a game viewing vehicle. Individual programs can be tailored to suit each stay.

For details and reservations, please contact Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat at +27 21 481 1860, email:, or visit us online at
About Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat
Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat is a luxurious ecological oasis situated at the foothills of the breathtaking Cederberg mountains. Nearly 19,000 acres of majestic views, staggering rock formations, open plains and invigorating outdoor activities cumulate to create an unforgettable wilderness adventure. The five-star resort features 16 luxurious rooms and suites, award-winning Cape cuisine and a complete wellness experience deeply rooted in nature. Bushmans Kloof also offers its private Koro Lodge to families and groups of travelers, featuring the fully-independent services of a guide, game viewing vehicle, and dedicated chef and hostess.

Bushmans Kloof is located less than three hours from Cape Town and is consistently recognized for its award-winning environmental and conservation projects. The entire reserve is malaria- and predator-free, serving as a sanctuary for endangered species, indigenous plants, and a variety of birds and animals. It is one of South Africa’s Natural Heritage Sites as well as part of the Cape Floral Kingdom and home to more than 130 ancient Bushman rock art sites. Condé Nast Traveler readers recently voted Bushmans Kloof, a member of Relais & Châteaux, as the #1 ‘Resort and Safari Camp in Africa,’ as well as the #3 ‘Top 100 Hotel and Resort in the World’ during their 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards. The gorgeous reserve has won numerous annual awards for its exceptional hospitality and opulent accommodations from National Geographic TravelerCondé Nast Traveler, and Travel + Leisure.

About The Red Carnation Hotel Collection 
Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat is part of The Red Carnation Hotel Collection, an award-winning collection of five- and four-star family-run boutique hotels in London, Dorset, Guernsey, Geneva, Palm Beach, South Africa and Ireland. In South Africa, sister properties include The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa in the Cape Town and The Oyster Box in Umhlanga Rocks, KwaZulu-Natal. Each property shares the qualities central to the Red Carnation’s ethos that win them so many prestigious awards – splendid luxury, generous hospitality, inventive and traditional cuisine, private art collections, passionate service and loyal staff committed to creating richly rewarding experiences for all their guests.

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Created as a joint initiative between The Travel Corporation’s family of brands, The TreadRight Foundation is a not-for-profit working to ensure the environment and communities we visit remain vibrant for generations to come. To date, TreadRight has donated to sustainable tourism projects worldwide. The Foundation’s guiding principle is to encourage sustainable tourism development through conservation, leadership and support for communities. Foundation priorities are set by the Steering Committee, which includes sustainability leaders like Céline Cousteau and Costas Christ.

TreadRight’s past project partners include WWF, Conservation International and The National Trust in the UK. Current initiatives include sponsoring the National Geographic Society’s inaugural “World Legacy Awards,” WildAid and inspiring wildlife advocates like Terri Irwin.

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